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Iglesias, Alberto

Works: 295 works in 1,483 publications in 8 languages and 27,979 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Historical films  Spy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Bible films  Action and adventure films  Epic films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Actor, Performer, Conductor, Creator, Contributor, Director, Other, Cinematographer , msd, Translator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Alberto Iglesias
Most widely held works by Alberto Iglesias
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

51 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen (1.85:1) presentation. In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth - a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
The kite runner by Marc Forster( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

61 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The central focus in Volver is a family of women: mother and grandmother Irene, her daughters Raimunda and Sole, and Raimunda's 14-year-old daughter Paula. Irene is dead: She died with the girls' father in a fire many years ago in their birth village in La Mancha. Raimunda lives in Madrid with Paula and her shiftless husband, who is malevolent, irrelevant, or absent. Separated Sole runs an unlicensed beauty parlor in her apartment. Their old aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and speaks about her sister Irene as if she were still alive. When the aunt dies, some things change, many things return, and Raimunda's troubles become extremely complicated. She bustles through them with passionate determination, a hard-working woman pulled in fifty directions, making a life for her family, reveling in every emotion but self-pity
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

33 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein pensionierter Agent des britischen Geheimdiensts wird wieder aktiviert, um einen "Maulwurf" in den eigenen Reihen dingfest zu machen. Suggestive Verfilmung eines Romans von John Le Carré, der konsequent Helden- und Männlichkeitsbilder des Agentenfilm-Genres dekonstruiert. Vor dem tristen Szenario des Kalten Kriegs zeigt der listenreich, labyrinthisch und betont langsam entwickelte Film eine unglamouröse Welt der Spionage, in der Misstrauen und Undurchsichtigkeit regieren und das Politische und Professionelle auch privateste Beziehungen unterwandert, wobei Ideale und Loyalitäten auf der Strecke bleiben." []
All about my mother = Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

78 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her teenage son is killed in a car accident after seeing a play starring his favourite actress Huma Roja, Manuela seeks out his father in Barcelona. There the identity of her secret lover is finally revealed - a transvestite named Lola who is dying from an AIDS-related illness. Manuela begins to forge a new future with Lola's best friend Agrado, church social worker Sister Rosa and Huma when her play comes to town. However, further heartbreak and misfortune lie in store for each woman, as well as ultimate joy
Hable con ella = Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

47 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks the odd friendship of two men who bond while caring for two women who each lie in a coma in the hospital
Exodus : gods and kings by Ridley Scott( Visual )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this biblically based epic film, the defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues
Los abrazos rotos = Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

30 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro Almódovar's acclaimed tale of sex, secrets and cinema. When her father becomes gravely ill, beautiful Lena consents to a relationship with her boss Ernesto Martel. An extremely wealthy and much-older man, he pays for her father's hospitalisation and provides her a lavish lifestyle. Lena's dream, however, is to act and she soon falls for the director of her first film - a project bankrolled by her jealous husband to keep her near. Upon his discovery of the affair, Ernesto stops at nothing to ruin Lena's happiness
The skin I live in = La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

49 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has wanted to create a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he cultivates a skin that is a real shield against every assault. Now, besides the years of study and experimentation, the unscrupulous doctor needs to find an accomplice, and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
Even the rain = También la lluvia by Icíar Bollaín( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and German and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Idealistic filmmaker Sebastian ... and his cynical producer Costa ... arrive in Bolivia to make a revisionist film about Christopher Columbus' conquest of the Americas. But as filming commences, the local citizens begin to riot in protest against a multi-national corporation that is taking control of their water supply. With the film shoot in jeopardy, both men find their convictions shaken. Inspired by the real-life Water Wars in Bolivia in the year 2000"--Container
Julieta by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in Spanish and French and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antia. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antia's father and Julieta's husband. At times, grief doesn't bring people closer, it drives them apart
Which way home( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un documental que sigue a los menores migrantes no acompañados en su recorrido por México en su intento de llegar a Estados Unidos. Seguimos a los niños como Olga y Freddy, viejos hondureños 9 años, que están tratando de llegar a sus padres en los EE. UU. Los niños como José, a 10 años de edad, de El Salvador, que ha sido abandonada por los contrabandistas y termina solo en un centro de detención de México, y Kevin, un callejero de 14 años de edad, de Honduras, cuya madre espera que va a llegar a los Estados Unidos
The two faces of January by Hossein Amini( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1962. Un couple de touristes américains très élégants, le charismatique Chester MacFarland et sa jeune épouse Colette, arrive à Athènes. À l'Acropole, ils rencontrent Rydal, jeune guide américain parlant grec, arnaqueur de touristes à l'occasion. Séduit par la beauté de Colette et impressionné par la fortune de Chester, Rydal accepte sans hésiter leur invitation à dîner. Les McFarland se révèlent moins lisses qu'il n'y paraît : le luxe et leur raffinement cachent bien mal leur part d'ombre". (Source : jaquette)
Che( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the man who overthrew a dictatorship and became a revolutionary before his life was ended. Includes both Che Part One: The Argentine and Part Two: Guerrilla and bonus features
La flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leo writes romance novels - but with a loveless marriage, she finds herself fresh out of inspiration. Angel is a tough and gruff journalist with an iron will and a heart of gold. When their paths cross, they discover something neither had expected - a real-life love affair"--Container
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

56 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The lives of five people are intertwined by romance, friendship and rivalry. Victor has fallen for a woman, Elena. Elena wants nothing to do with Victor and she calls the cops when he shows up at her apartment. The two cops that show up are David and Sancho. Sancho is a chronic, abusive drunk and believes his wife, Clara may be having an affair with his partner, David."
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

54 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lifelong friends revisit some painful memories from their Catholic school days, with unexpected consequences
Te doy mis ojos by Icíar Bollaín( Visual )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrified Pilar hastily flees from her husband Antonio's rage in the middle of the night with her young son as if her life depends on it. Reaching her sister Ana's house, Pilar breaks down in turmoil. Banging on Ana's front door is Pilar's husband, Antonio, who in a fit of rage screams for Pilar to return home. With ana's support, Pilar is determined to save herself from Antonio's rage. Yet the very passionate Antonio is far from a one-dimensional brute, and the bond between Pilar and Antonio is deep
The dancer upstairs by John Malkovich( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and French and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a Latin American nation nears collapse, idealistic policeman Agustin Rejas faces his greatest challenge: to catch the mysterious terrorist leader Ezequiel. Mass panic sets in as the terrorist attacks become more ferocious, and Rejas finds himself drawn to Yolanda, his daughter's beautiful ballet teacher. As the search for Ezequil comes nearer, he and Yolanda must choose between love, country or self
Los amantes del Círculo Polar by Julio Medem( Visual )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a chance meeting as eight-year-olds, Ana and Otto come to live under the same roof when Ana's mother and Otto's father marry. As the two grow older, they begin to discover an attraction for each other, delving deeper and deeper into a forbidden love. Destiny tears the family apart, but years later they are given one last chance to be reunited
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
VolverAll about my mother = Todo sobre mi madreHable con ella = Talk to herLos abrazos rotos = Broken embracesCheLa flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secretCarne trémulaLa mala educación = Bad education
Alternative Names

Alberto Iglesias compositeur de musique de film et chef d'orchestre

Alberto Iglesias compositor español

Alberto Iglesias compositor espanyol

Alberto Iglesias compositore spagnolo

Alberto Iglesias compozitor spaniol

Alberto Iglesias Hispaania helilooja

Alberto Iglesias kompozitor spanjoll

Alberto Iglesias Spaans componist

Alberto Iglesias spanischer Filmmusik-Komponist

Alberto Iglesias Spanish composer

Alberto Iglesias spansk komponist

Alberto Iglesias spansk kompositör

Berridi, Alberto Iglesias Fernández-.

Fernández-Berridi, Alberto Iglesias.

Fernández-Berridi, Alberto Iglesias 1955-

Iglesias, Alberto

Iglesias, Alberto 1952-

Iglesias Fernández-Berridi, Alberto.

Iglesias Fernández-Berridi, Alberto‏ 1955-

Альберта Іглесіяс

Альберто Иглесиас испанский композитор

Иглесиас, Альберто

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אלברטו איגלסיאס

אלברטו איגלסיאס מלחין ספרדי

البرتو اجلسيوس فرننديز

البرتو اجلسيوس فرننديز ملحن إسباني

آلبرتو ایگلسیاس آهنگساز اسپانیایی

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